8 sheets Felt-tip pen drawings and 8 sheet embo...
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Acht. 8 Zeichnungen und 8 Prägedrucke. 1972. 8 sheets Felt-tip pen drawings and 8 sheet embossing prints. Each signed and dated in lower right. Felt-tip pen drawings dated, inscribed, with dimensions and dedication "Für Max Imdahl" on verso. Embosing prints also numbered and titled in lower left. Each embossing print from an edition of 120 copies. On firm wove paper. 59 x 50 cm (23.2 x 19.6 in), size of sheet. These are the drawings for the embossing prints that were published by Galerie M, Bochum, in 1972. Since 1969 the Galerie M has shown works from Jan Schoonhoven. • Notable provenance. • This is a rare opportunity to acquire the complete series of the eight preliminary drawings along with the eight ambossing prints modeled on them. In 1972 the latter were published by Galerie M in Bochum.
PROVENANCE: Collection Max Imdahl. Private collection Munich (since 1989 in family ownership).
LITERATURE: David Zwirner, Jan Schoonhoven, ex. cat. Galerie D. Zwirner, New York January 9 - February 14, 2015, illu. on pp. 106ff. (Different copy). "If I strove to be an artist with an entirely free concept of form, I would go insane. The order and strictness is reflected in my alleviations, their most striking features are organization, orderliness and repetition." Jan Schoonhoven